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21 & 22 August - Bikeability sessions


Learn to Ride and Combined levels 1 & 2 are available to book.

We are working in partnership with Safer Essex Roads Partnership to offer Learn to Ride and Bikeability Level 1&2 courses for children and adults this summer in Colchester.

The courses will take place at the Corporal Budd VC Gymnasium just off Berechurch Road and conveniantly located off the Garrison and Boadicea Cycle route. The combined Level 1 & 2 sessions will be FREE and the Learn to Ride just £10 per participant. (£5 if you live on or off Layer Road - including Shrub End & St Michaels)

Bikeability Learn to Ride  - 45 minute session for one or two children or adults who are unable to ride.

21st August pm & 22nd August pm

Bikeability combined levels 1 and 2 - Suitable for age 9 to adults - Preparing for cycling on quiet roads, road positioning, communication with road users, recognising hazards, passing parked vehicles/side roads.

21st August am & 22nd August am (attendance on both days required, 8 hour course in total)

If we are oversubscribed we could organise further sessions on the 23rd and 24th August.

If you are interested in booking onto these courses please email saferessexroads@essexhighways.org

If you are unable to make these dates, please ensure you are signed up to our monthly e-newsletter so that you receive details of future courses.

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Find out why Jess Douglas loves to cycle and why she recommends level 3 Bikeability even if you have been cycling for years.

The photo includes Steve Carswell Bikeability Instructor and Jim Rayner, cycling advocate from Colchester Institute who also undertook level 3 Bikeability at the same time. More

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